[this one's for you Christine!]
I have LONG been intimidated by making homemade frosting. However, Christine Melang got me all hyped up on buttercream... "It is the BEST on cupcakes, Jami! Buttercream frosting, Jami! Buttercream! Buttercream! Buttercream!"
Finally I googled and found a recipe and guess what? It was NOT that difficult! So here's the one I chose... you BETTER try it Christine!
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting